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Shabbat: (lit. "rest", "cessation [of work]"); the Sabbath, the divinely-ordained day of rest on the seventh day of the week.

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Shabbat: An Island in Time Tranquility. Awareness. Jewish identity. Family . . . RankRankRankRankRankRank
Shabbat: the island of time that defines the Jew’s week. The rituals, the practices, the do’s, and the don’ts of the Jewish Sabbath—and how you can experience it all for yourself.
The holy Shabbat is replete with age-old traditions and laws. Learn how to make kiddush, light the candles, make havdalah, and more...
A brief overview of the history, meaning, laws and traditions of Shabbat -- the weekly day of rest.
Shabbat – An Island in Time Jewish Essentials - Part 2 Video RankRankRankRankRankRank
Shabbat – An Island in Time
The holy day of Shabbat is more than just a day of rest. Discover the what, how and why of this special day we were gifted. This class is the second of a six-part lecture series titled ‘The Essentials,’ which introduces the foundations of Jewish life and...
Shabbat A day of rest & rejuvenation Video RankRankRankRankRankRank
See, hear, understand and taste the Shabbat experience. The presentation places one in a Shabbat wonderland, and shows how this is attainable for everyone. This video includes interviews with various Jewish personalities. A must for anyone venturing to...
On Shabbat, one must desire to completely connect to the Divine.
An in-depth look at the laws and customs associated with the havdalah ceremony as well as other Saturday night traditions.
“Remember the Sabbath day to sanctify it” (Exodus 20:8). This verse is a Torah command to sanctify the Shabbat when it enters (Kiddush) and when it departs (Havdalah). The Sages instituted that this sanctification be accompanied by a cup of wine (or grape...
The common custom is to make a slight indentation in the challah with the knife before saying the hamotzi blessing. The reason for this custom is because normally we cut the bread before reciting the blessing so we shouldn't have to make an interruption...
We always dip the bread in salt, not only on Shabbat. Our table is considered an altar (see Ezekiel 41:22 and Ethics of our Fathers 3:3), and in the Holy Temple salt was offered together with every sacrifice (Leviticus 2:13). Salt never spoils or decays,...
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